Monday July 28th, 2014

A scouting report from 1985 of recently inducted Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux says the pitcher is "not strong enough to be a starter."

The report comes from former MLB player and current minor league manager Duffy Dyer, who also pointed out that Maddux was "small" and "did not pitch good last 1/3rd of season" for the Cubs class-A affiliate Peoria Chiefs.

Also on Extra Mustard: An Independent League team is going to wear a jersey with nipples

In Dyer's defense he does point out Maddux's plus control and fastball and earmarks him as a major league talent, a designation he does not give fellow Cubs prospect Rafael Palmeiro.

[@BryanAGraham]

-Brendan Maloy

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.